UCI to 'strengthen' TUE procedures after Froome fiasco

UCI president Brian Cookson makes assurances that therapeutic use exemption procedure will be strengthened

Brian Cookson

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) President Brian Cookson said that he will work to strengthen the therapeutic use exemption (TUE) application procedure after coming under fire for Chris Froome's corticosteroid case.

"Nobody cheated, nobody lied, nobody got exceptional treatment," Cookson wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.